I hope you’ve all been enjoying your long weekend. It’s been nice having more family around, and catching up with them. I’ve been working on “Sunbath” and “Sunlove” during this wintry spring weather, and unpacking the landscape drawings that were in the “Prairie Pastels” touring exhibition for the last four years in North Dakota and [...]
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I donated three sunflower posters and three badlands landscape posters to Southwest Healthcare for their Celebrity Waiter fundraiser on March 9th. Hope some of you will be there for the fun and to support a great cause.
Hope you all enjoyed your Presidents Day! My father and sister joined me for brunch and a fun visit about the good old days in Amidon. My sister and I went shopping around town, then added some photos to Ancestry.com. Later in the afternoon I made more progress on “Golden Dakota.” Golden Dakota
Well, the holiday decorating season is in full swing around here. Colors of chocolate, mocha mustard, ochre, gold, and vanilla cinnamon brulee have taken over my living room; while champagne, silver, green, and white are brightening my office space. I’ve been cleaning and reorganizing my bookcases this morning, and they have been in need of that [...]
One of my favorite places from my summer vacation was the Bighorn Canyon area near Lovell, Wyoming. The canyon itself is spectacular, and the hills and trees surrounding it are very unusual and beautiful.
I’m catching up on stuff around the house and yard after a tour of the nature and culture of the great state of Montana. There will be lots of new photos to post, but I want to go through and edit some out first.
The town of Cody, Wyoming put on a great show again this year during the Rendezvous Royale. What a memorable weekend full of watching artists at work, seeing people pay good money for those efforts, meeting gallery owners, collectors, and fellow art makers. Here’s a shot from the Boot Scoot ‘N Boogie fashion show on [...]
I came across this Navajo prayer today while organizing my portfolio binders, and thought now would be a good time to share it with you. In beauty may I walk. All day long may I walk. Through the returning seasons may I walk. With grasshoppers about my feet may I walk. With dew about my [...]
It’s a warm, sunny, glorious day here in Bowman, ten years after the terrorist attacks on our country. Those events which caused so much pain and sorrow also brought out the highest and best that humanity has to offer. I hope that time will continue to heal the wounds, and the world will evolve to the point [...]
When I was in Terry, Montana this summer, I ordered a 12×18″ print of the Yellowstone River country by Evelyn Cameron. Here it is now, framed and displayed on my entry table. Thanks to my aunt Sandie for the wonderful birthday present! What a great souvenir of a fabulous landscape. There are several books about [...]